Posts Tagged ‘Miracles’

Statue of Mary starts crying with real tears

Thursday, November 30th, 2023

In Mexico, a statue of Mary has been observed shedding real tears. The alleged miracle happened in a church in El Canal, located in the state of Colima. After reports of the incident surfaced, hundreds of curious believers and sceptics flocked to witness the event. Video footage shared on social media showed what appeared to Read more

Blood of St Januarius ‘completely liquefied’ on feast day

Thursday, September 21st, 2023

The blood of the martyr St Januarius again liquefied in Naples on Tuesday. “We have just taken from the safe the reliquary with the blood of our patron saint, which immediately completely liquefied,” the abbot of the chapel of the treasury of the Naples Cathedral announced on Sept 19. The declaration that the miracle had Read more

Weeping statues: What’s going on when the Virgin Mary appears?

Monday, May 8th, 2023
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Claims of appearances of the Virgin Mary and weeping statues have been common in Catholicism. Now they will get a closer look – but on a worldwide scale. The Pontificia Academia Mariana Internationalis, or PAMI, recently announced an “observatory” to investigate claims of appearances of the Virgin Mary and reports of statues of her weeping Read more

Blood of St. Januarius liquefies in Naples

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The blood of St. Januarius, patron of the southern Italian city of Naples, liquefied on Sunday. Naples archdiocese announced that the miraculous event took place at 5:18 p.m. local time on May 2. A video posted to YouTube on May 3 showed a monsignor displaying the reliquary and turning it to demonstrate that the blood Read more

Teen beatified, others canonised, martyred, heroically virtuous

Monday, February 24th, 2020

A teen has been beatified, a martyr and a missionary will be canonised, a priest and two lay companions recognised as martyrs and three priests’ and an engineer’s heroic virtues as Servants of God have been approved. Venerable Carlo Acutis The teenager, computer geek and leukemia victim will be beatified. The Medical Council of the Read more

New saints including Blessed Pope Paul VI to be canonised

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Blessed Pope Paul VI will be canonised a saint in October. The ceremony will take place at the end of the Synod of Bishops on youth and discernment, Cardinal Pietro Parolin says. The cardinals and bishops who are members of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes have voted to recognise a miracle where Blessed Paul healed Read more

Suzanne Aubert needs miracle

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Last year, Suzanne Aubert was declared “venerable” by Pope Francis, and supporters of her canonisation are now literally waiting on a miracle. A first miracle would see her named as “Blessed”, and a second would mean her being named a saint. The sisters of Compassion property in Island Bay has been developed in the expectation of Read more

Fatima: can a scientist take the miracle of the sun seriously?

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The question in the headline implies that the expected answer is “no”, but as a former particle physicist, my response is “Why not?” Contrary to a common prejudice, a scientific perspective does not rule out miracles, and the event at Fatima is, in the view of many, particularly credible. As regards miracles in general, the Read more

Importing Fijian miracle water to NZ banned

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Miracle water from a Fijian village that is proclaimed as the Lourdes of the Pacific has been banned from being brought into New Zealand unless treated. A Ministry of Primary Industries’ spokesperson, Craig Hughes, said close to 500 people had been intercepted at airports and other borders trying to bring the water in, and made a Read more

Stream of what is said to be healing water found in Vanuatu

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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People in Luganville, Santo, are flocking day and night to a stream that is claimed to have healing elements. There is however no scientific expert or medical data is available to back or rebut these claims. A caller from Luganville, told the Vanuatu Daily Post around 200 to 300 people come to the stream every Read more